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Nondimensional methods for natural ventilation design

Etheridge D W, 2002
building design | building envelope | natural ventilation
Bibliographic info: Building and Environment, Volume 37, Issue 11, November 2002, pp 1057-1072
Languages: English

That paper deals with the use of nondimensioanl graphs for designing the envelopes of naturally ventilated buildings. The graphs can be generated from theoretical models or from experimental data via a direct measurment of ventilation rates in a wind tunnel model.

Examples of graphs are given: they cover conventional design conditions and off-design conditions.


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